The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 181 - 184
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.087% - 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £25,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -8.00%
WatchGuard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1412 1555 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.74% 43.09% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1216 1399
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) NCDA
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (40.00%) SnapMirror
3 2 (40.00%) SnapVault
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) NCDA
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SnapMirror
1 2 (40.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp